Registered Nurse OR MHB

Catholic Health

Buffalo, NY 14211

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Facility: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo


Shift: Shift 2


Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000


Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133


Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No


Work Schedule: Evenings with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation


Hours: 11:00am-7:00pm, 12:00pm-8:00pm, 1:00pm to 9:00pm, 2:00pm to 10:00pm, 2:45pm to 10:45pm


Summary:


Coordinate total nursing care for the perioperative patient by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the surgical setting. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.


Responsibilities:


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


+ Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program, BSN preferred


+ Current registration as registered nurse in New York State


+ Current BLS validation


+ Recent surgical experience required (2 year minimum)


If no applicants have surgical experience, the applicants meeting the following criteria will be considered next:


+ Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program, BSN preferred


+ Current registration as registered nurse in New York State


+ Operating Room experience or experience in procedural areas (endoscopy, cath lab, IR) or perioperative nursing course required


+ Current BLS validation


If no applicants meet the above criteria, the following criteria will be considered next:


+ Graduate from an accredited Registered Professional Nursing Program, BSN preferred


+ Current registration as registered nurse in New York State


+ Current BLS validation


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY


+ Participates in educational conferences and upgrades and maintains professional knowledge and skills related to the area of responsibility, maintains confidentiality, understands the legal aspects of the job function, and adheres to hospital policies and procedures.


+ Has an obligation to conserve supplies, equipment and time in a cost-effective environment.


WORKING CONDITIONS:


ENVIRONMENT


+ Good mental and physical health.


+ Activity includes balancing, lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motions, constant walking and heavy work. Finger and hand dexterity and visual and aural and olfactory acuity to recognize changes in patients' condition.


+ The ability to cope with stress and handle multiple priorities is required.


+ Available for call.


+ Subject to environmental conditions.


REQNUMBER: 9936



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